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  • Film

    January 30, 2014

    The Ten Films to Watch for from Sundance

    Recapping the best of the fest.

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2014

    Here's A Secret: Gluten-Free Doesn't Mean Calorie-Free

    I'll never forget watching the Heisman Trophy announcement the year Robert Griffin III (RGIII) won. While my Baylor friends and I watched our quarterback on TV, hoping he would be awarded with the trophy, we were enjoying a spread of snacks, including two types of cookies. One was the peanut butter ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2013

    Hey Dummy, Read This Book To Stop Eating So Much Sugar: Beating Sugar Addiction for Dummies

    How many times have you heard about the keys to weight loss, or have been given a list of foods you should avoid because they cause you to gain weight? Probably a lot, right? Well, I'm sorry but here is another method for losing weight and getting rid of your addiction to sugar. Beating Sugar Addict ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 14, 2013

    TCBY Serves Chocolate Almond Frozen Yogurt Made With Silk Almond Milk

    Frozen yogurt is known for being a lighter and healthier option in comparison to ice cream and custard, but TCBY has made one of its yogurt offerings much healthier by substituting Silk Almond Milk for regular milk. TCBY has created Chocolate Almond frozen yogurt that uses the Silk brand of almond ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2013

    Best Gluten-Free Menu Items That Are Normally Off Limits (Pizza, Pasta and More!)

    On August 2, the Food and Drug Administration finally decided to define the term "gluten free." Up until then, manufacturers had been able to slap the label on anything that they felt was gluten free enough. How much gluten to include in gluten free products was completely up to the discretion of th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2013

    Tasting the Unconventional: 10 of the Best Eccentric Ales

    We recently had a handful of friends over to help christen our new home. And we decided since they were kind enough to come visit, the least we could do would be to use them as guinea pigs for a host of oddball beers sitting in our beer cellar -- from gluten-free strawberry beer to sours. While I'm ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2013

    Become Healthier By Drinking Coffee? Count Us In

    That morning cup of joe doesn't just wake you from a zombie-like state and keep you from being a complete asshole to the guy in the cube next to you. In addition to making you a semi-decent human being, coffee can provide tons of health benefits. Here are five ways drinking coffee can improve your ... More >>

  • News

    October 4, 2012

    Retired Lab Chimps Pressed Back Into Service

    A San Antonio lab says primate research is necessary for curing diseases like AIDS and hepatitis. But what progress has really been made.

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2012

    How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Sorghum

    I haven't had the best of luck with gluten-free beer. In my experience, gluten-free beer is a lot like most "meat substitute" type products; the more they try to be the real thing, the more they fall short. Beer and burgers, for example, have a lot in common. Though there are wide stylistic differen ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 30, 2012

    A Food Scale That Tells You More Than Just Weight

    Last Christmas, my mom purchased the Eat Smart Nutrition Pro Scale for me to use while I cook. I have type 1 diabetes and need to know how many carbohydrates and grams of fiber are in each item of food I eat. So, when I'm cooking, especially with foods that don't have a nutrition label on the back o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2012

    When Benadryl Won't Cut It: Common Food Allergies

    I have a friend who, for whatever reason, recently grew out of her life-long food allergies to citrus, nuts, berries and shellfish. Realizing this, she immediately went to a Thai restaurant and had shrimp Pad Thai, something she'd previously been unable to eat due to life-threatening allergies to a ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 14, 2012
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    April 17, 2012

    Tim Bobo, Fredericksburg Cop, Sued on Claim of Roughing Up Diabetic Man

    A man says he was in the midst of a diabetic episode when a Fredericksburg cop threw him to the ground during a traffic stop. Brian Kane has sued police officer Tim Bobo over the August 2010 incident. Kane's suit says he has Type 1 (juvenile) diabetes, and he was driving to his parents' home when ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2012

    UPDATED: Paula Deen Rumored to Have Type 2 Diabetes, Endorsement Deal with Big Pharma

    ​Update: A company spokesman with Novartis called this afternoon to address the rumors that Paula Deen has signed an endorsement deal with the pharmaceutical firm, which the company says are false. Novartis issued this statement: "The rumors that Novartis has signed a multi-million dollar spok ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2011

    Top 5 Houston Restaurants With Gluten-Free Options

    Ruggles Green at CityCenter.​Before you roll your eyes at this post title and think, "God, I'm so ready for that trend to be over," (as I admittedly have done on previous occasions), consider that gluten-free dining is not just a casual lifestyle for many Americans. One in three Americans suff ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2011

    Brew Blog: Bard's Original Sorghum Malt Beer

    Yes, there's an elephant in this picture. No, it doesn't mean anything. I have kids, remember?​I really wanted to like this beer. No, I don't have Celiac disease, or any other form of gluten intolerance. I did, however, recommend it to someone who does. I suppose I should have known better tha ... More >>

  • Culture

    August 4, 2011

    Lips First

    Natalie Irish kisses her portraits into life.

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2011

    Suits and Sneakers Descend on New Downtown Walking Path

    Photo by Mandy OaklanderSuits and sneakers populated National Start Walking Day.​Though it may be an artery-cloggingly delicious way to live, make no mistake. Heart disease is still the number-one killer of Americans. And according to the American Heart Association, almost 67 percent of Texans ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2011

    Sampler Plate: This Week in Food Blogs

    Each week, we put together a sampler plate of the most interesting links from both local and national food blogs. Know a blog we should be paying particular attention to? Leave the address in the comments section below. 29-95: Former EOW blogger J.C. Reid has a nice piece on the subtleties and idio ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2010

    An Important Health-Care Message From Delicious Milk

    File Under: It seemed like a good idea at the time... ​Wednesday night, after the first of two Houston Press holiday parties Rocks Off will be attending this week (no karaoke at this one), we thought it would be a sound decision to go see Robert Ellis & the Boys at Fitzgerald's. It was. Elli ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2010

    Sampler Plate: This Week in Food Blogs

    Each week, we put together a sampler plate of the most interesting links from both local and national food blogs. Know a blog we should be paying particular attention to? Leave the address in the comments section below. Dirty Kitchen Adventures: Although she's currently living abroad, Houston food ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2010

    Chef Chat, Part 2: Randi Markowitz of Gluten Free Houston

    Tam Vo​Today we continue our chat with Randi Markowitz of Gluten Free Houston. EOW: What are the top three things to not do when cooking gluten-free? Markowitz: The first thing is to not leave out ingredients that mimic what gluten does. That would be most of the gums, such as xantham and gu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2010

    Chef Chat, Part 1: Randi Markowitz of Gluten Free Houston

    Tam Vo​We visited with Randi Markowitz after GFH's (1014 Wirt Road, Suite 230) second Saturday morning bake sale to talk about a home cook's entry into commercial gluten free baking. EOW: How did you get started? Markowitz: It all started with a small Kitchen Aid mixer, which is 15 years old ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2010

    Upcoming Events

    Yes, they even have GF chocolate chip cookies.​No big surprise here, but a welcome announcement nonetheless: Houston Restaurant Week has officially been extended until Labor Day, making it -- in effect -- Houston Restaurant Month. HRW was expected to end on August 21, tomorrow, but will now ru ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2010

    Bret Michaels' Diet Snapple Trop-A-Rocka Tea

    ​Confession #1: I am not, nor ever have been, a fan of the band Poison. Confession #2: I have never seen a single episode of The Apprentice. But I nevertheless have become somewhat obsessed with Bret Michaels's Diet Snapple Trop-a-Rocka Tea, which the former rock star designed as part of the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2010

    Five Delicious Alternatives to Wheat Pasta

    Photo by avlxyzWe're here to help support those daily pad thai cravings.​That's right; it's gluten-free time again here at Eating Our Words. But unlike our previous few posts which have been GF product assessments, we're instead going to spotlight some of our favorite (and occasionally overloo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2010

    Giving Bob's Another Go

    Photos by Katharine Shilcutt​Last week, I was -- to put it mildly -- disappointed with the way my gluten-free pancakes had turned out after testing out a Bob's Red Mill GF pancake mix. I tried (and failed) at explaining that out of curiosity, I'd decided to cut gluten out of my diet for a whil ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2010

    Going Gluten-Free At Walmart

    ​At the risk of reigniting the gluten-free debate once again, I mentioned in yesterday's post on gluten-free pancakes that I'd found a trove of cheap GF products at -- of all places -- Walmart. I don't know why I was completely surprised by this discovery, but I was. It makes sense when you t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2009

    Legendary Houston Lawyer John O'Quinn Killed In Car Crash

    Legendary Houston lawyer John O'quinn and an unidentified man were killed this morning when their SUV slammed into a tree off Allen Parkway. Police have not said who was driving. O'Quinn, 68, won huge settlements in mass-tort cases dealing with deadly breast implants and Big Tobacco. Recen ... More >>

  • Music

    April 9, 2009
  • News

    February 19, 2009

    Calorie Restrictors Stay Hungry in Hopes of Living Longer

    An SMU biologist searches to unlock the secrets to the fountain of youth

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2008
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    August 29, 2008
  • News

    August 28, 2008

    The Passion of Victoria Osteen

    A flight attendant went after the Osteens in court, bringing on trials and tribulation for one and all

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2008
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    August 13, 2008
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    March 10, 2008
  • Calendar

    February 14, 2008

    Bear Colony

    This band borrows from Unwed Sailor, Postal Service and Minus the Bear for some light, but danceable rock

  • Music

    May 3, 2007
  • News

    April 19, 2007

    Taking Care

    Margie Hill goes home and CPS learns about directory assistance

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2007
  • Calendar

    August 10, 2006
  • News

    May 19, 2005

    Westward Whoa!

    Stem cell restrictions could send Texas Medical Center researchers fleeing to California

  • Calendar

    May 12, 2005
  • News

    November 18, 2004

    Ground Zero

    Houston's been the No. 1 city in America in the obesity crisis. But hype doesn't mean help.

  • Music

    June 17, 2004

    Feel This

    Enema of the Mental State: Notes from the Battle on Irritable Blink-182 Syndrome

  • Calendar

    October 9, 2003

    In the Crosshairs

    "Shoot to Cure" targets diabetes

  • Best of Houston

    September 20, 2001

    Best Yerbería

    Yerbería Guadalupe

  • News

    January 11, 2001

    Working Stiff

    Glenda Turner wrestles with ways to regain a normal life -- as others beat on her to break the grip of the bizarre syndrome racking her body

  • Culture

    April 13, 2000

    Young at Art

    Glassell School's Core show reveals the heart, soul and blood-sugar levels of its visiting artists

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